Tag: drugs

UNODC Issues Annual ‘World Drug Report’

It’s that special time of year again, when the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime issues its World Drug Report, a roundup of drug seizures, prices, consumption, crime, and legal status around the world. It’s a remarkable document, and the BBC has an executive summary in chart form here. The report begins, predictably or…

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Nice People Take Drugs

That’s the message of a new British advertising campaign for drugs policy reform. And I suspect it’s a phrase we’ll be hearing more about in the coming months as marijuana legalization, or at least pot decriminalization, reaches a tipping point here and abroad. The campaign is sponsored by Release, “the national centre of expertise on…

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